Date(s) - 31/10/2019
6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre
Step inside the only place in Edinburgh where you will meet trained Mediums who communicate with spirits and believe in all things supernatural.
On October 31st, The Sir Arthur Conan Centre will open its doors for an evening filled with all things mystical, spooky and spiritual.
Ghosts will surely manifest, buried mysteries will be revealed and complementary prosecco will be offered on the night (from 6.30pm).
Find out about the programme below:
The Flannan Island Mystery
From 7pm, we invite you to join laboratory technician Alison Rutter, who will unveil the mystery of Flannan Island which is most intriguing in modern times. Three lighthouse keepers vanished without trace in December 1900.
No solution to their disappearance has ever been found, and for over 100 years now this case has been of endless fascination to those of us who love unsolved mysteries. Endless speculations about their fate have been imaginative in the extreme.
This talk will dispel some of the myths and explore what really happened, as far as we can tell, and look at some of the theories behind the disappearance.
Alison is a laboratory technician by day but has had a lifelong interest in the paranormal with a particular love for Scotland’s mysteries and folklore.
The medium and the Aura – Ann Treherne
All people have energy around them — and it can be seen quite literally, using the aura camera. As two mediums give a short demonstration of mediumship, watch how the aura starts to shift and change. This will be a fascinating insight into the aura as communication is made with the spirit world.
Ann is Chair of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, Member of the Scottish Society for Physical Research, Renowned Psychic Investigator and Aura Film Camera Operative and Consultant.
As part of ‘Spiritfest’ we have teamed up with ‘The Wee Book Company’, who will be judging our short story competition. It’s super simple. The competition is open to anyone 16 or over, no more than 750 words and based on “Tales of the Supernatural”.
Stories are judged anonymously, without regard to grammar, punctuation or spelling. The competition culminates in the winning story being read out at our event on the 31st October, with two tickets for the winner to the event.
Submit your entries before the 15th October by email to:
For more information on the Wee Book Company, visit:
For only £13, your ticket will give you access to:
- Nibbles on arrival from 6.30pm
- The Flannan Island Mystery (Talk) at 7pm
- Tales of the supernatural writing competition (with story being read out) at 7.45pm
- The Medium and the Aura (demonstration) from 8.10pm
If you are interested, please book your ticket here or phone us on 0131 625 0700.
Victim of its own success, the Spirit Fest is now SOLD OUT.
Bookings are closed for this event.